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Welcome to Greensburg ...

The town of Greensburg is located in Saint Helena Parish and is the Parish Seat for Saint Helena Parish.

The location of Greensburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Greensburg refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Greensburger<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Greensburg has a population of 660 people<3> (see below for details).

Greensburg is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Greensburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Greensburg is within the boundaries of the (225) area code.

The ZIP code for Greensburg: 70441<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greensburg had a population of 718 people (which is 6.41% of the total population of Saint Helena Parish). This makes Greensburg the parish's most populous community.

The population of Greensburg represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 201st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 718 people, the population of Greensburg increased 13.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 631 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Greensburg had an population of 660 people. This is a decrease of 8.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.6% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Greensburg.

Communities near Greensburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Amite City   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Greensburg

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Kentwood   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Greensburg

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Independence   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Greensburg

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Roseland   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Greensburg

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Tangipahoa   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Greensburg

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Osyka   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Greensburg

Located in Pike County (MS)

Montpelier   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Greensburg

Coleman Town   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Greensburg

Fluker   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Greensburg

Located in Tangipahoa Parish

Pine Grove   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Greensburg

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Greensburg.

Communities Also Named Greensburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Greensburg - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greensburg.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greensburg. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greensburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greensburg. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Greensburg:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greensburg ...

Looking for more information about Greensburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Greensburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greensburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greensburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Greensburg refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Greensburg may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greensburg.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greensburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Greensburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greensburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greensburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greensburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greensburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greensburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8300, Longitude: -90.6698     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greensburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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